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Neerja (2016)

Not Rated | | Biography, Drama, Thriller | 19 February 2016 (USA)
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Neerja is the story of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.

Director:

Ram Madhvani

Writers:

Saiwyn Quadras (story and screenplay) (as Saiwyn Qadras), Sanyuktha Chawla Shaikh (dialogue) (as Sanyukta Shaikh Chawla)
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Credited cast:
Sonam Kapoor ... Neerja Bhanot
Shabana Azmi ... Rama Bhanot
Yogendra Tiku Yogendra Tiku ... Harish Bhanot (as Yogendra Tikku)
Abrar Zahoor Abrar Zahoor ... Safarini
Jim Sarbh ... Khalil
Ali Baldiwala Ali Baldiwala ... Mansoor
Vikrant Singta Vikrant Singta ... Fahad
Parthaa Akerkar ... Flight Passenger (as Parth Akerkar)
Madhu Anand Chandhock ... Rahima Mohammed
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Kirti Adarkar Kirti Adarkar ... Passenger
Hayder Ali Hayder Ali ... Passenger Munawar Masih
Amarjit Amarjit ... Passenger (Zayed Hasan)
Arjun Aneja Arjun Aneja
Yugesh Anil Yugesh Anil ... Benett A
Bobby Arora Bobby Arora ... Sardar Family Friend
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Neerja is the story of the courageous Neerja Bhanot, who sacrificed her life while protecting the lives of 359 passengers on the Pan Am flight 73 in 1986. The flight was hijacked by a terrorist organization.

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Fear gave her courage.


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Trivia

The film is based on hijacked PanAm flight 73 on September 5th 1986. See more »

Goofs

When the 747's name "Clipper Empress Of The Seas" is seen it is in a completely different font to how it was on the actual 747 in 1986. See more »

Quotes

Neerja Bhanot: Do your duty, come what may. Never tolerate any injustice and never compromise on self-respect.
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Crazy Credits

During the end credits, some stills of real Neerja Bhanot appear. See more »

Connections

Featured in 62nd Filmfare Awards (2017) See more »

Soundtracks

Aankhein Milayenge Darr Se
Written by Prasoon Joshi
Produced by Vishal Khurana
Performed by K. Mohan and Neha Bhasin
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Amazing Movie About India's Daughter
2 March 2016 | by shahannooraniSee all my reviews

This movie could not have been a better tribute to Neerja.

Her sacrifice and courageous act should never be forgotten. You feel a sense of pride knowing that she cared about saving as many lives as possible on that day.

The story was well done and I have to applaud the cast, especially Sonam Kapoor and Shabana Azmi, who played their respected roles amazingly.

As a Pakistani, I believe this movie deserves continuous recognition and it is a must watch for everyone to understand why Neerja truly is India's daughter.

Thank you for making this movie!


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Country:

India

Language:

Hindi

Release Date:

19 February 2016 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Box Office

Budget:

$2,900,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$626,528, 21 February 2016

Gross USA:

$1,585,687

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$17,618,280
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color (Technicolor)

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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